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About me

I am a qualified and experienced UKCP registered counsellor and psychotherapist. I integrate a variety of models with the basis being a non-judgemental and supportive approach to my work. I work both in private practice and have expeirence of working at the Priory with a variety of presenting issues. I offer both open-ended counselling and time-limited focused therapy for adults and young people. I am also able to work with couples. I am non-judgemental and offer a safe, confedential service to suit all humanistic needs.

The kind of therapy I practice is based on Transactional Analysis but I also offer CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), when appropriate.

I have experience of working with a wide range of emotional and psychological difficulties and with men and women from diverse backgrounds.

Additionally I work with students who are themselves trainees.

I have a good understanding amd experience of the 12 step program for the treatment of addictions and am able to incorporate this into my counselling work.

Training, qualifications & experience

Msc Transactional Anaylsis Psychotherapy 2010, Advanced Clinical Diploma Psychotherapy, 2008, Clinical Dip TA Counselling 2006, Certifiied Transactional Analyst (CTA), 2010.
Member of the UKCP, Metanioa Institute and EARTA.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

supervision can be offerred to counsellors or trainees

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Transactional analysis


Additional information

From £50.00


Daytime and Evenings

Further information

one-one counselling/psychotherapy short term and long term work undertaken - I work with a variety of presenting issues and have a specialisation in working with cleints affected by substance and alcohol abuse over 20 years experience.


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


As a qualified psychotherapist and with my registration with the UKCP I am able to offer supervison to trainee counsellors.

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Alison Nassman, Msc, UKCP (Reg), CTA

Alison Nassman, Msc, UKCP (Reg), CTA